Writing for Psychology (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
184
Utgivningsdatum
2006-10-01
Upplaga
5
Förlag
Nelson Australia
Medarbetare
Moss, Simon / McKenzie, Wendy
Illustratör/Fotograf
246
Illustrationer
246
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780170128544
Writing for Psychology (häftad)

Writing for Psychology

Häftad Engelska, 2006-10-01
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Writing for Psychology is an essential resource for any undergraduate student studying either an introductory psychology subject or majoring in psychology. For many years this text has helped to guide students with writing essays and reports by teaching them how to follow the referencing and writing conventions outlined in the publication manual of the American Psychology Association (APA). Written in a concise and lively manner Writing for Psychology can be referred to by students as they actually write their own essays and reports.

The fifth edition has increased the use of examples found throughout the text, including key areas such as; reporting results, using tables and figures and using electronic sources. Thoroughly updated this edition not only teaches students how to write essays and reports, but also now features material on other forms of writing with new sections on constructing a poster and writing a literature review. A must have manual for anyone that needs to learn how to write professional psychology reports and essays.
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1. Read this first 2. Quick start for essays 3. Quick start for reports 4. Finding and using reference material 5. Critical thinking 6. Mechanics and style of writing 7. Other forms of writing for psychology 8. References Appendix A - Statistical assumptions Appendix B - Common measurement abbreviations Appendix C - More plurals Appendix D - Flawed essays Appendix E - Flawed reports Index

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Robert OShea is a senior lecturer in psychology at the University of Otago, New Zealand, where he has taught since 1988. Prior to that he taught at Dalhousie University, Northwestern University, Queens University (Canada), and the University of Queensland, having received his PhD from the University of Queensland in 1983.

He has published extensively in major psychology and neuroscience journals. His research is on visual perception, especially binocular vision, perception in the real world, depth perception, peripheral vision, and movement perception. He has taken study leaves at Dartmouth College, Harvard University, and the University of Rochester. Dr OShea has been an associate editor of Perception & Psychophysics, a member of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, and the coordinator of the 2004 Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference. Dr Simon Moss is an adjunct senior lecturer at Monash University. His primary research interest revolves around how characteristics of societies and organizations can be improved to improve human nature, enhancing resilience, intuition, development, honesty, and motivation. He is the author of several books, including "The Negative Side of Positive Thinking", "Sustainable Coaching", and "Success at University: What they havent told you". He is also the author of psycholopedia, an internet encyclopaedia dedicated to psychology. He often provides commentary on radio or TV about the psychology of work. Dr Wendy McKenzie is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine at Monash University. Wendy has many years experience teaching undergraduate psychology, mostly in the areas of cognitive psychology, research skills and report writing. Her main research interests are in the areas of human memory and teaching and learning in higher education, in particular the use of educational technology.

Innehållsförteckning

1. Read this first
2. Quick start for essays
3. Quick start for reports
4. Finding and using reference material
5. Critical thinking
6. Mechanics and style of writing
7. Other forms of writing for psychology
8. References

Appendix A - Statistical assumptions
Appendix B - Common measurement abbreviations
Appendix C - More plurals
Appendix D - Flawed essays
Appendix E - Flawed reports

Index